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Live wedding illustrations with Vari Longmuir

 

This one’s for our fashionista brides!

How do you hit that sweet spot between creating unique and memorable experiences for your wedding guests while at the same time, avoiding anything that’s tacky or cheesy?

Don’t worry bridal babes, we’ve got something fabulous to share, particularly for all our fashion-conscious brides out there.

So, here’s the perfect solution – Vari Longmuir, a digital fashion illustrator. Vari offers her incredible talent and services to sketch your guests live at your wedding. As soon as we saw the concept, we loved how fresh this idea was so we couldn’t wait to sit down and chat with Vari to find out exactly what live wedding illustration is and how it all works!

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Alpine Valley – styled shoot

 

Picture this. Romantically running away with your favourite person, to secretly elope in a perfectly picturesque location. Escaping the drama, creating something private and beautiful. Does it get any better?

When a Tribe of talent gathered in North East Victoria, they set about creating a styled shoot inspired by seasonal vibes and the pretty natural light. Paired with the incredible backdrop of the Alpine Valleys, overlooking the stunning view of Mount Buffalo and King Valley, this shoot will give you all the feels as you begin to wonder if eloping in secret might be the answer.

Country weddings are something else, especially in a secret location. So be sure to keep scrolling for more on this undiscovered venue and the Tribe that brought this shoot to life.

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Natural beauty in Macedon Ranges – styled shoot

 

While it might not be as well-known as its neighboring town Daylesford or the Yarra Valley region, don’t underestimate the natural beauty of the Macedon Ranges for your very own slice of married magic.

It was in the Macedon Ranges that a Tribe of local talent gathered to showcase a beautiful styled shoot full of beauty and a touch of vintage.

Brides and grooms looking for an understated country wedding location should seriously consider this stunning region for something a little bit special and of course check out the local talent in our credits below.

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Utopia by Suzanne Harward

 

Suzanne Harward is a bridal fashion front-runner and her latest collection, Utopia, is truly out of this world.

This exquisite and directional  range emphasises feminine design, luxe fabrication and Suzanne Harward signature silhouettes. Inspired by the feminine sartorialist and her innate sense of individuality, these fashion-forward wedding gowns encompass an era-spanning elegance, a unique palette of muted tones and rich layers of texture.

You are personally invited to view this limited edition collection at the Suzanne Harward Showroom in Melbourne. Consultations are by appointment only and can be made by calling  03 8415 0688 or visiting www.suzanneharward.com.

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Seaside Soiree – Styled Shoot

 

The Mornington Peninsula is certainly not lacking when it comes to sweet spots to tie the knot. To welcome the beginning of Spring and the start of the wedding season, Toast Magazine, and a group of talented local creatives, recently came together to create a stunning styled shoot at The Baths in Sorrento.

Seeking to create a fresh and stylish take on a spring wedding table, inspiration was drawn from the seaside where this newly renovated, premium wedding venue and restaurant is situated.

Combining lush green and white florals with textural, sapphire linen, the team from Toast pulled together an elegant luncheon setting, perfect for a seaside wedding. This stunning scene was beautifully documented by White Shutter Photography and Zephyr Productions and you can see more of the talented Tribe in our credits below.

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Magic at Mount Ophir – Styled Shoot

Rutherglen’s magical Mount Ophir Estate sits atop a sweeping regional Victoria rise, with views to the Murray, mountains and beyond. Formerly the Southern Hemisphere’s largest winery, this beautiful venue is steeped in history and its historic buildings, houses and cottages are now owned by the Brown siblings, and are now available for exclusive weddings, events and private accommodation.

A Tribe of local talent recently gathered to pull together an incredible styled shoot to show the venue off in all its glory. This rustic, almost industrial space, is the perfect environment for the contemporary wedding seeker. So if you’re looking for an untapped wedding venue plus a group of talented and local wedding suppliers, we think this magical shoot will definitely hit the sweet spot.

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Bold Beauty – Styled Shoot

 

State Of Reverie’s standout stationary and styling goods are ideal for brides and grooms looking for a modern, memorable yet affordable touch for their wedding day. To celebrate the launch of their new online website, this new arrival to the wedding stationary and styling scene joined forces with a talented tribe of wedding vendors to create a styled shoot to showcase their unique stationary collections.

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Untamed Paradise by One Day Bridal

 

We’re always excited to see the new work of fashion favourites, One Day Bridal emerge, and the talented Melbourne label has not failed to impress with their latest work, Untamed Paradise.

Fluidity and structure set the foundations of this diverse range. Building on their last collection, and as with all that emerges from the fashion-forward powerhouse, the Untamed Paradise offering embodies the modern bride with a fashion edge.

The range includes exclusive fabrics designed in house and is currently available in store and online at One Day Bridal.

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How to plan the perfect ceremony

Image – Elk & Willow

So, the love of your life has asked you the big question, you’ve celebrated with your nearest and dearest, and you still regularly get distracted by that sparkler on your finger. It’s time to start to think about your wedding day – at least so you can fend off the “so when’s the big day?” question from every well-meaning person you encounter! It’s often around this time that you will start to work out a budget: venue, photographer, caterer, florist, dress… oh, and a celebrant! Surely they are only a few hundred dollars, right? They just turn up on the day for an hour or so and sign some paperwork?

Well, some do, yes. But these days, there are a whole bevy of talented and inspired guys and gals who are registered celebrants, many of whom offer a premium experience for their couples and work hard to create amazing, memorable ceremonies. So, what does this involve? How can one ceremony be so different to another, and what makes a celebrant worth paying $1000+ for?

We’re lucky enough to work with the cream of the crop when it comes to wedding talent, and popular celebrant, Chloe Jetson, is no exception.

Keep on reading for Chloe’s tips for planning the perfect ceremony, and how to know when you have found the celebrant that is right for you.

 

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Fierce fashion with L’eto Bridal

 

Here at Ivory Tribe we love an injection of fierce bridal fashion, so the incredible designs of L’eto Bridal and their latest collection certainly caught our eye.

L’eto is for the bride that is ready to let go of preconceived notions of what a traditional wedding dress is supposed to be, one that strives for individuality. The muse of this Australian based label is a woman who knows what they want but hasn’t been offered it yet – well, that is, until L’eto Bridal came along.READ MORE